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New Malware variant targeting routers and IoT Devices using 13 different exploits

Cyber-security researchers has just released the discovery of a new Mirai Malware variant that deploys a new set of 13 malware exploits that enable it to attack more routers as well as other devices with success. While these exploits were individually used in Mirai malware campaigns before, having them all bundled in one version is...
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New Malicious Script poses threat to WordPress and Joomla-based websites

Cyber-security researchers are warning owners of Joomla and WordPress websites of a malicious redirect script that is pushing visitors to malicious websites and expose them to various malwares. A renowned cyber-security researcher published a report outlining a rogue hypertext access (.htaccess) injector found on a client website. He reported that the impacted site was directing...
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Attack by Iranian hackers on US Government Domain raises concerns about cyber defense

  Aptly timed.   Two words that sum up this attack by Iranian hackers on US cyberspace, what with rising tensions between the United States and Iran. A couple of days ago, the website for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was defaced by hackers based in Iran, shortly after the killing of Qassem Suleimani...
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Firefox exploits involves Remote Code Execution and CryptoJacking

The Mozilla Corporation has just patched a couple of zero-day weak points on its flagship browser – Firefox through two separate security updates. While the first zero-day flaw was described as a “remote code execution” vulnerability that enabled remote attackers to run a malicious code within the native process of the Firefox browser, the second...
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Hackers can’t wait – They are accessing employees’ Direct Deposit Paycheck

If your paycheck hits your bank account through direct deposit, be on the lookout for emails requesting personal information including log-in credentials — they could be a phishing scam by hackers who want to access your bank account.   The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released a warning in regards to hackers targeting direct...
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A NASA Laboratory just got infiltrated using a cheap US $20 PC

Just to have an overview of what exactly a cheap PC might be like – Raspberry Pi is a teeny-tiny device that can be tinkered with to gain deceptively high capabilities. This was demonstrated by a most recent report which confirmed that a NASA lab was hacked using a Raspberry Pi.   The alleged data...
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WordPress plugins utilized for use in malicious campaign

With each passing day, cases of WordPress infection that redirects visitors to suspicious pages is getting common.  Recently, a vulnerability was discovered in tagDiv Themes and Ultimate Member Plugins. In this WordPress redirect hack visitors to your website are redirected to phishing or malicious pages. In this hack, users, when redirected, are taken to irritating...
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Unpatched SQLite Database exposed data to hackers

Cybersecurity scientists have found a basic weakpoint in the broadly utilized SQLite database programming that uncovered billions of deployments to cyber criminals. Named as ‘Magellan’ by security researchers, the newfound SQLite imperfection could enable remote assailants to execute self-assertive or malignant code on influenced gadgets, spill program memory or crash applications. SQLite is a lightweight,...
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ZeroFont Phishing Technique – Simple yet effective

Cyber criminals area at it again. And this time, they are after familiar territory – using ZeroFont on Microsoft Office 365. Ever since the developments in security for messaging systems, security experts have already given us due notice regarding the possible threats of bogus or fraudulent emails. This will be an ever-growing hazard since in...
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USD$2.5M worth of stolen CryptoCurrency from the latest SIM Swap Attacks

A man aged 20 from Dublin, was arrested and brought before the High Court on Thursday on foot of an extradition warrant. During a brief appearance, he indicated he understood the charges. He was remanded in custody until May 22. The US Attorney General for the Eastern State of Michigan said that their investigation had...
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